Bathycongrus nasicus

Bathycongrus nasicus is an eel in the family Congridae (conger/garden eels).[2] It was described by Alfred William Alcock in 1894, originally under the genus Congromuraena.[3] It is a marine, deep water-dwelling eel which is known from the Indian Ocean, including the Arabian Sea, the Bay of Bengal, and the Gulf of Aden. It dwells at a depth range of 230–1040 metres.[2]

Bathycongrus nasicus
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Actinopterygii
Order: Anguilliformes
Family: Congridae
Genus: Bathycongrus
Species:
B. nasicus
Binomial name
Bathycongrus nasicus
(Alcock, 1894)
Synonyms[1]
  • Congromuraena nasica Alcock, 1894

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Synonyms of Bathycongrus nasicus at www.fishbase.org.
  2. ^ a b Bathycongrus nasicus at www.fishbase.org.
  3. ^ Alcock, A. W., 1894 (6 Mar.) [ref. 89] Natural history notes from H. M. Indian marine survey steamer, `Investigator,' Commander C. F. Oldham, R. N., commanding. Series II., No. 9. An account of the deep sea collection made during the season of 1892-93. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal v. 62 (pt 2, No. 4): 169-184, Pls. 8-9.